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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Footballs

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It is almost time for the Super Bowl, and what would a Super Bowl party be without some football-shaped snacks? Not only do these pretties have the right shape, they’re also low carb, high protein, and gluten free! Plus I have two different ways you can make them depending on what appeals to you. Read on for the recipe for these chocolate peanut butter footballs!

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Birdseed Bars

27616421086_854ef59e95_cSo Hubs’ birthday is coming up in a few days. I’m pretty sure that now his birthday will always be a little overshadowed by Little Man’s since they’re only just over a week apart. Luckily Hubs isn’t fussy about his birthday and is happy to have a simple night on the town with me. Yay. But I thought that before I got myself all dolled up, I should give you all an easy recipe that can carry you through the weekend.

For Little Man’s birthday, one of the things I made was birdseed bars. Besides being delicious and healthy, these bars are also gluten-free and dairy-free! And they’re sweetened only with honey. They are really easy and very versatile.

I got the idea from a birdseed bar I’d had from our local health food store. I looked at the ingredient list to have an idea what to put in it, and just made it up from there.

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A Tale of Two Turtle Bars

Well, friends. I have to tell you something.

I’m not perfect.

Phew, glad I got that off my chest.

Sometimes, I make recipes (usually new ones, but sometimes ones I’ve used before) and I just don’t get it right. This is one of those times.

My grandma makes these turtle bars, and they might be my favorite thing she makes. Definitely top 5. So after we got all my grandma’s recipes last year, I couldn’t wait to make them. (more…)